Following is further information on all five major symposia at the annual meeting:
Saturday, July 26, 9:10 - 11:40 am
The Plant Cell Editors' Symposium:
New Advances & Insights in Plant Biology
Organizer: Ralph Quatrano
June Nasrallah: "Recognition and Rejection of Self Pollen in Crucifers"
Kathryn Barton: "Leaf Polarity and Meristem Formation in Arabidopsis"
Robert Fischer: "Imprinting: at the Intersection of DNA Repair and Gene Transcription"
Sunday, July 27, 8:30 - 11:40 am
Adapting to a Dynamic Environment
Co-sponsored by Plant, Cell & Environment
Organizer / Presentation : Kris Niyogi : "Acclimation to light and reactive oxygen"
Kazuo Shinozaki : "Gene networks involved in abiotic stress responses"
Elizabeth Vierling : "Molecular and genetic analysis of thermotolerance"
Johanna Schmitt : "The adaptive evolution of photomorphogenesis in natural plant populations"
Monday, July 28, 8:30 - 11:40 am
Organizer/Presentation: Joseph Kieber: "Cytokinin signaling and its interactions with ethylene and light"
Speakers & Presentations:
Joanne Chory : "Light, brassinosteroids, and Arabidopsis development"
Peter McCourt : "Crosstalk between development and hormones: Is it meaningful or just gossip?"
Ottoline Leyser : "The Hormonal Control of Shoot Branching in Arabidopsis"
Tuesday, July 29, 8:30 - 11:40 am
Evolution of Plant Development
Organizer: Neelima Sinha
Speakers: Elizabeth Kellogg,
Contact: Brian Hyps
American Society of Plant Biologists